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Psychological and medical aspects of the use of nuclear energy

Psychological and medical aspects of the use of nuclear energy

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Published by The Group in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear energy -- Psychological aspects -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGroup for the Advancement of Psychiatry.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesSymposium / Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry -- no. 6., Symposium (Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry) -- no. 6.
    ContributionsGroup for the Advancement of Psychiatry.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 205-261 ;
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16857921M

    more resistant materials. Thus, this book is devoted to addressing various important fundamental and application aspects of materials that are used in nuclear reactors. Types of Nuclear Energy Nuclear energy can be derived from many forms such as nuclear fission energy, fusion energy, and radioisotopic energy. Nuclear Fission Energy.   Marc Pilisuk and Gianina Pellegrini Note: A print version of this essay will be available in the Spring/Summer issue of the Peace Psychology Newsletter of APA's Division With the danger of global warming quite great and the demands for energy use increasing, new arguments in favor of the development of nuclear energy are.

    A lecture on the biological effects of penetrating radiation (X-rays, gamma rays, and neutrons) on a variety of laboratory animals. The variation in dosages, lethal doses, and effects on the different types of body cells are discussed.   Contrast that to the normal operation of fossil fuel energy sources, which kill million people per year, according to the World Health Organization.. As a result, nuclear is the safest way to.

    Nuclear Fuel Cycle. Safety and Security. Non-power Nuclear Applications. Current and Future Generation. Energy and the Environment. Economic Aspects. Facts and Figures. World Nuclear Power Reactors and Uranium Requirements Nuclear Generation by Country Uranium Production Figures Heat Values of Various Fuels Reactor Database Reactor Database. Health Aspects of a Nuclear or Radiological Attack. the detection and interdiction of nuclear and radiological materials and weapons (NCRP, a,b, , a,b); preparation, training, and.


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